Amerind

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Etymology[edit]

Contraction of portmanteau word of American + Indian or possibly American + indigenous, ca 1900.

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Noun[edit]

Amerind (plural Amerinds)

  1. An American Indian.

Usage notes[edit]

Recent usage has become associated with Joseph Greenberg's hypothetical family of Amerind languages.

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